Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity
Clinical Management and Neurophysiology 2nd Revised edition
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Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity by Michael P. Barnes
Book DescriptionSpasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. A practical guide for clinicians involved in the management of spasticity, this book covers all aspects of upper motor neurone syndrome from basic neurophysiology and measurement techniques to practical therapy and the use of orthoses. Surgical techniques are also covered, as well as the particular problems of management of spasticity in childhood. In the second edition of this key text, all chapters have been thoroughly updated, with additional coverage of new techniques and new drugs and therapies, whilst continuing the format that has made the first edition the core text in its field. This guide will be invaluable to physicians, physiotherapists, surgeons, orthotists, clinical engineers and health professionals.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521689786
(246mm x 189mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael P. Barnes
Handbook of Neurological Rehabilitation, Paperback (July 2013)
This second edition brings restorative neurology to the bedside and shows how a reiterative, goal-oriented, problem-solving training programme can benefit patients, sometimes on a scale not achieved by pharmacological or surgical interventions.
Neurological Rehabilitation, Hardback (November 2012)
Covers the basic principles of neurorehabilitation, including excellent chapters on learning and skill acquisition, outcome measurement and functional neuroimaging. This title includes reviews on the management of the main neurological disabling physical problems, such as spasticity, pain, sexual functioning and dysphagia.
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Recovery After Stroke, Paperback (March 2009)» View all books by Michael P. Barnes
Covering neuroscience and rehabilitation strategies, an essential handbook and reference for multidisciplinary stroke rehabilitation teams.
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Author Biography - Michael P. Barnes
Michael P. Barnes is a Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Consultant Neurologist and Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine, Walkergate Park International Centre for Neurorehabilitation, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Garth R. Johnson is a Professor of Rehabilitation Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
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